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Mar 17, 2013 5:30pm PDT
european countries. attention is focused on how the change will affect pat ents lawsuits and the business strategies of companies operating in the u.s. >>> tens of thousands of people in iraq have staged an anti-u.s. rallies ahead of the 10th anniversary of the invasion of the country on march 20th. the protesters gathered in the central city in response to an appeal by those supporting al sadr. they condemn the u.s. led war which is believed to have killed over 100,000 civilians. they cite an insufficient amount of electricity. security remains unstable in the war torn country. terrorist attacks and violence continue as well as political divisions among sectarian groups >>> japan has won broad approval from african countries for a declaration to be announced in june. an outline was presented on saturday at a meeting f. it brought together dell gats from around 50 african nations. he said countries want not just aid but also increased trade and investment. >> translator: our goal is for the japanese government to serve as an intermediary between the two parties and help realize g
Mar 23, 2013 8:30pm PDT
changing of the guard at the central bank. >> translator: i hope the boj in cooperation with the government will take bold financial easing measures to end long-term deflation as soon as possible. >> translator: i have high hopes now that the boj has adopted a new stance of freely implementing financial easing. i believe this is one major way to help defeat deflation. >> not everyone is so confident. finance minister taro aso took aim at comments iwata made during confirmation hearings. iwata said the central bank could meet its inflation target in two years. >> translator: i realize that only academics who do not understand the real economy can make such definitive statements. >> and in his final news conference as boj chief, shirakawa expressed concern about remarks made by his successor. >> translator: mr. kuroda said that the boj should work with market expectations. if the meaning is that the central bank can control the markets with words, well, i think that's a dangerous way to view the markets and monetary policy. >> shirakawa questioned iwata's claim that increasing the
Mar 3, 2013 5:30pm PST
message that urges them to choose their first african pope as a way to make change. >>> government officials and experts from around the world are attending the 12-day meeting of the convention on international trade in endangered species of wild fauna and flora. the meeting is held every two or three years. the thai prime minister spoke at the ceremony. >> i hope my life and cooperation for the species will become part of the strategy. >> the participants will become easing on tough measures. they will talk about catching three kinds of sharks whose fins are considered a delicacy. they will call on controls to stop ivory poaching. and they've started protection of the turtle, whose numbers have decreased in recent years. >>> americans saw it coming. an automatic spending cut in the billions that slashes the budgets across the board. republicans and democrats debated it for months, but in the end they couldn't agree on how to avert it. ai joins from us the business desk. ai, what can you tell us? >> the cut is worth $85 billion to be exact, and they worked until the 11th hour to tr
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